Pronunciation: (män, man for 1, 3; man for 2), [key]
1. Heinrich Pronunciation: (hīn'rik; Ger. hīn'rikh), [key] 1871–1950, German novelist and dramatist, in the U.S. after 1940 (brother of Thomas Mann).
2. Horace, 1796–1859, U.S. educational reformer: instrumental in establishing the first normal school in the U.S. 1839.
3. Thom•as Pronunciation: (tom'us; Ger. tō'mäs), [key] 1875–1955, German novelist and critic, in the U.S. after 1937: Nobel prize 1929.
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